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Strangest museums in the world to visit



Strangest museums in the world to visit

If for a visit to the famous Louvre in Paris visitors stand in endless lines, or if the Uffizi Tate or stand on toe for a place closer to the masterpieces of world art, recently began to be more attractive to tourists museums housing oddities. And it is not the dung Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, or about the famous museums of sex.

Top 10 Strangest Museums In The World - YouTube
Oct 13, 2016 ... Top 10 Strangest Museums In The World. A video compilation of some of the weirdest museums of the world! Ranging from one that has ...

In a ranking of the most bizarre museums are certainly among the first of the "Broken Relationships", so-called " Museum of Broken Relationships ", which operates in a house in Zagreb, Croatia. Here are exposed objects during some relationships that ended badly , but there are also video testimonies of those who have suffered separations.

Also, one of the objects is an ax that he used to make young mobile dust boyfriend who left her.  In 2011, the museum Kenneth Hudson Award for "most innovative museum" gala held in Bremerhaven, Germany.

A museum that attracts many tourists is the Kunsthaus in Graz, Austria (.  And not through its exhibits, which are works of art from ancient times to our time, but rather by the look of the building that houses the museum. . Some like a body or strange, others say it's broken SF.

Museum "Bad Art" would translate as " Museum of Bad Art "in Somerville, Massachusetts, hide in it (and well done) the worst failures and artistic works, paintings that a child of eight years they -It could categorize as failures. Kitsch is omnipresent museum work, and poor training of painters not even lead to naive art, but rather to some works that even the most loving parent would not hang on the wall if offspring would paint in such a way . And even if it defies common sense artistic works, even the museum exhibition is beautifully structured and what to see, looks even better!

Museum cutter rookie Elvis Presley

Strange as it may seem, the place where the king of rock'n'roll and the military service was a museum that commemorates the incorporation milling.  Already famous photographs of Elvis Presley in military uniform, and most popular were those in which the singer wore no cap, leaving they see his new haircut. In this sense, the military base in Fort Chaffee can see exhibits reminiscent of the period of military "King".

Cancun Underwater Museum of Art , Mexico (Museo de Arte Subacuatico) can be passed easily in the "oddities museum", since, as it name suggests, can be visited only by those who are fond of diving into water.  But once entered into the depths, the visitor discovers a fascinating world full of spectacular images. Many sculptors have "thrown" into the ocean works, and they have been invaded by underwater vegetation, so regular divers Museum curators cleans sinks and exhibits. More than 400 sculptures and works well as a coral reef.



15 weirdest museums in the world | CNN Travel
Jul 12, 2017 ... No matter how bizarre, offbeat or outrageous the subject may be, there's probably a museum dedicated to it.


Lonely Planet, the largest publisher of travel guides in the world, has made a list of the most exciting new destinations to travel in 2016.

Louvre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the defeat of Napoleon, the Nile was returned to Italy. However, the Tiber remained in the Louvre Museum and can be seen in the collections today.

The first artificial lagoon, located in Wales, UK, is one of the most interesting sights that will be inaugurated in 2016, according to publisher Lonely Planet. With an estimated value of about 16 million, lagoon Snowdonia intended surfers, will open in spring 2016. It is 305 meters long and uses rainwater to produce waves every 60 seconds. The top have joined, among others, the Louvre Abu Dhabi and a new high-speed train in Japan. "Our experts have traveled the world tour to discover the extraordinary tourist attractions," said director of Lonely Planet, Noirin Hagarty. In addition to new destinations, the list also includes old destinations under development, Akagera National Park in Rwanda, the new currency will be brought, and the Panama Canal, the expansion of which have invested approximately EUR 4.58 billion.

And the new Louvre museum complex, built in Abu Dhabi, whose inauguration will take place this year, entered the list drawn up by specialists. Futuristic building, the dome will be located on an artificial lake and will house works of art from different eras, from the Buddhist engravings, paintings in oil Italian. Also in 2016 will be inaugurated a new building of Tate Modern art gallery in London. It will have 10 floors and will be open from June 17.


The National Museum in Qatar, which opened its doors in the Doha capital and which was created by the French architect Jean Nouvel, holds the largest exhibition on the 8,000-square-foot planet and cost 434 million dollars according to the Le Journal du dimanche.

The latest in a series of large Persian Gulf museums, it was due to be completed in 2016, a year before the old Doha administration allies, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, economic and diplomatic isolation. More specifically, Qatar is accused of not being sufficiently distancing Iran, a Shiite regional power rival to Saudi Arabia, and supporting radical Islamist groups, which the Doha administration denies.

Designed futuristic, sand-shaped rose-sand (crystal formations and sand-specific sand), the museum hosted an inaugural ceremony led by the Emir of Qatar in the vast inner yard, sheik Tamim ben Hamad Al-Thani.The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, spoke in the opening.His Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, and French Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, joined him.

The event was attended by top celebrities Naomi Campbell, fashion designer Victoria Beckham and José Mourinho football coach as well as politicians such as former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni and French prime minister Edouard Philippe.The inauguration took place in the presence of celebrities and politicians.Actors Johnny Depp, Luke Evans, Zoe Saldana, singer and fashion designer Victoria Beckham attended the opening ceremony. Also, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni attended the event.

The museum - chaired by Mayor Al-Thani, Emir's sister - celebrates the country's bedouin past, the oil and gas-influenced present, but its immense wealth as well as the emir's desire to differentiate itself from neighbors in the eyes of the international community.

For Jean Nouvel, who also designed the monumental Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi, inaugurated in 2017, the Doha institution can become "a tourist destination" and a "symbol".

Laureate of the prestigious Pritzker Prize - the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in Architecture - was accused of working for non-democratic countries. "I've been working for centuries or centuries for people, not for a person at a certain moment in power," he said.

The 52,000-square-foot museum, which at the entrance is decorated with 114 fountains carved at a distance of 900 meters and has galleries with exhibits with a length of 1.5 kilometers, joins other famous buildings from Doha, such as the National Library and the Islamic Art Museum.

Museum of Sex in New York is proof that people constantly reinvents itself, even sexually, becoming increasingly inventive writes "The Daily Beast". The objects used for masturbation, erotic literature in the 1500s and pornography yellowy, things have changed almost completely.


Museum of Sex | NYC
The Museum of Sex, also known as MoSex, is a sex museum located at 233 Fifth Avenue at the corner of East 27th Street in Manhattan, New York City.

Museum of Sex in New York, "abode" worshiped cultural eroticism is an overview of human sexuality. Although pornography and sexual practices are still, for some people uncomfortable and embarrassing conversations, the issues dealing dintotdeuna, with or without curtain, an important place in people's lives. "We, today, we think we invented sex and hardcore pornography (eng. Durum), but people practice these things for a long time," said Mark Snyder, director of the museum exhibition. His statement is supported even art exhibition at the Museum of Sex, entitled "Hardcore: A century and a half of obscene pictures." The first exhibits in the collection are samples of erotic literature, which dates back to 1500. The pages full of sexual desires and fantasies "are sometimes more hardcore than what we see today," says Snyder.

Pietro Aretino writer, who lived in the sixteenth century, is considered the "father of pornography". His works contain numerous explicit sexual dialogue, attacks on the corrupt clergy and social injustice, details about homosexual relationships, group sex, masturbation and more. On the shelves of the museum is exposed and erotic novel "Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a women's consumption" by Jow Cleland in 1748 and considered the first pornographic novel. The main role belongs to a woman, Fanny Hill, who at the age of 15 after her parents' death, moves to London, where he became a prostitute. The story revolves around sexuality younger who sells his virginity, masturbation discovers and develops an impressive sexual appetite. The book contains numerous illustrations erotic and is one of the most controversial in history. False beards, used to suggest porn sex between gay men In addition to the various manuals and catalogs, the Museum of Sex in New York are displayed and condoms made from pig intestines, a recipe from 1800. The sex toys are, however, those who delight visitors. Candleholders, broom, bottles and flashlights are among the most used items for masturbation, exposed physically or explicit photographs to the museum. "There is a sex toy industry, so most objects used for masturbation was made of things around the house," said Snyder.

The exhibition can be seen and the first photographs attesting sadomasochism. Exhibition Director said that images displayed are among the few "confessions" that were not destroyed. With the development of technology, instead of hot photo was taken from porn. With the sexual revolution of the 60s, pornography has Incept to gain momentum. "You could watch porn anywhere, anytime. They were in the cinema, were everywhere, "says Mark Snyder. Despite libertinism that time, homosexuality was regarded in the eyes of society, so that pornographic film producers have found new approaches for their sexual orientation public. They used false beards or women, if parties threesomes, female character disappear after initiating sex. In 1972, he made history film "Deep Throat," Linda Lovelace in the role of protagonist, famous for its ability to contain the whole penis in his mouth during oral sex. The film brought gains of $ 6 million and was admired even by Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Truman Capote.

The film is projected in the exhibition "Hardcore: A century and a half of obscene images" on a giant screen. "The launch of the film" Deep Throat "was the birth era" porno chic ". He changed everything. Freedom of expression was extraordinary ", says Snyder.



Strangest museums in the world to visit

If for a visit to the famous Louvre in Paris visitors stand in endless lines, or if the Uffizi Tate or stand on toe for a place closer to the masterpieces of world art, recently began to be more attractive to tourists museums housing oddities. And it is not the dung Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, or about the famous museums of sex.

Top 10 Strangest Museums In The World - YouTube
Oct 13, 2016 ... Top 10 Strangest Museums In The World. A video compilation of some of the weirdest museums of the world! Ranging from one that has ...

In a ranking of the most bizarre museums are certainly among the first of the "Broken Relationships", so-called " Museum of Broken Relationships ", which operates in a house in Zagreb, Croatia. Here are exposed objects during some relationships that ended badly , but there are also video testimonies of those who have suffered separations.

Also, one of the objects is an ax that he used to make young mobile dust boyfriend who left her.  In 2011, the museum Kenneth Hudson Award for "most innovative museum" gala held in Bremerhaven, Germany.

A museum that attracts many tourists is the Kunsthaus in Graz, Austria (.  And not through its exhibits, which are works of art from ancient times to our time, but rather by the look of the building that houses the museum. . Some like a body or strange, others say it's broken SF.

Museum "Bad Art" would translate as " Museum of Bad Art "in Somerville, Massachusetts, hide in it (and well done) the worst failures and artistic works, paintings that a child of eight years they -It could categorize as failures. Kitsch is omnipresent museum work, and poor training of painters not even lead to naive art, but rather to some works that even the most loving parent would not hang on the wall if offspring would paint in such a way . And even if it defies common sense artistic works, even the museum exhibition is beautifully structured and what to see, looks even better!

Museum cutter rookie Elvis Presley

Strange as it may seem, the place where the king of rock'n'roll and the military service was a museum that commemorates the incorporation milling.  Already famous photographs of Elvis Presley in military uniform, and most popular were those in which the singer wore no cap, leaving they see his new haircut. In this sense, the military base in Fort Chaffee can see exhibits reminiscent of the period of military "King".

Cancun Underwater Museum of Art , Mexico (Museo de Arte Subacuatico) can be passed easily in the "oddities museum", since, as it name suggests, can be visited only by those who are fond of diving into water.  But once entered into the depths, the visitor discovers a fascinating world full of spectacular images. Many sculptors have "thrown" into the ocean works, and they have been invaded by underwater vegetation, so regular divers Museum curators cleans sinks and exhibits. More than 400 sculptures and works well as a coral reef.



15 weirdest museums in the world | CNN Travel
Jul 12, 2017 ... No matter how bizarre, offbeat or outrageous the subject may be, there's probably a museum dedicated to it.


Lonely Planet, the largest publisher of travel guides in the world, has made a list of the most exciting new destinations to travel in 2016.

Louvre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the defeat of Napoleon, the Nile was returned to Italy. However, the Tiber remained in the Louvre Museum and can be seen in the collections today.

The first artificial lagoon, located in Wales, UK, is one of the most interesting sights that will be inaugurated in 2016, according to publisher Lonely Planet. With an estimated value of about 16 million, lagoon Snowdonia intended surfers, will open in spring 2016. It is 305 meters long and uses rainwater to produce waves every 60 seconds. The top have joined, among others, the Louvre Abu Dhabi and a new high-speed train in Japan. "Our experts have traveled the world tour to discover the extraordinary tourist attractions," said director of Lonely Planet, Noirin Hagarty. In addition to new destinations, the list also includes old destinations under development, Akagera National Park in Rwanda, the new currency will be brought, and the Panama Canal, the expansion of which have invested approximately EUR 4.58 billion.

And the new Louvre museum complex, built in Abu Dhabi, whose inauguration will take place this year, entered the list drawn up by specialists. Futuristic building, the dome will be located on an artificial lake and will house works of art from different eras, from the Buddhist engravings, paintings in oil Italian. Also in 2016 will be inaugurated a new building of Tate Modern art gallery in London. It will have 10 floors and will be open from June 17.


The National Museum in Qatar, which opened its doors in the Doha capital and which was created by the French architect Jean Nouvel, holds the largest exhibition on the 8,000-square-foot planet and cost 434 million dollars according to the Le Journal du dimanche.

The latest in a series of large Persian Gulf museums, it was due to be completed in 2016, a year before the old Doha administration allies, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, economic and diplomatic isolation. More specifically, Qatar is accused of not being sufficiently distancing Iran, a Shiite regional power rival to Saudi Arabia, and supporting radical Islamist groups, which the Doha administration denies.

Designed futuristic, sand-shaped rose-sand (crystal formations and sand-specific sand), the museum hosted an inaugural ceremony led by the Emir of Qatar in the vast inner yard, sheik Tamim ben Hamad Al-Thani.The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, spoke in the opening.His Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, and French Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, joined him.

The event was attended by top celebrities Naomi Campbell, fashion designer Victoria Beckham and José Mourinho football coach as well as politicians such as former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni and French prime minister Edouard Philippe.The inauguration took place in the presence of celebrities and politicians.Actors Johnny Depp, Luke Evans, Zoe Saldana, singer and fashion designer Victoria Beckham attended the opening ceremony. Also, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni attended the event.

The museum - chaired by Mayor Al-Thani, Emir's sister - celebrates the country's bedouin past, the oil and gas-influenced present, but its immense wealth as well as the emir's desire to differentiate itself from neighbors in the eyes of the international community.

For Jean Nouvel, who also designed the monumental Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi, inaugurated in 2017, the Doha institution can become "a tourist destination" and a "symbol".

Laureate of the prestigious Pritzker Prize - the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in Architecture - was accused of working for non-democratic countries. "I've been working for centuries or centuries for people, not for a person at a certain moment in power," he said.

The 52,000-square-foot museum, which at the entrance is decorated with 114 fountains carved at a distance of 900 meters and has galleries with exhibits with a length of 1.5 kilometers, joins other famous buildings from Doha, such as the National Library and the Islamic Art Museum.

Museum of Sex in New York is proof that people constantly reinvents itself, even sexually, becoming increasingly inventive writes "The Daily Beast". The objects used for masturbation, erotic literature in the 1500s and pornography yellowy, things have changed almost completely.


Museum of Sex | NYC
The Museum of Sex, also known as MoSex, is a sex museum located at 233 Fifth Avenue at the corner of East 27th Street in Manhattan, New York City.

Museum of Sex in New York, "abode" worshiped cultural eroticism is an overview of human sexuality. Although pornography and sexual practices are still, for some people uncomfortable and embarrassing conversations, the issues dealing dintotdeuna, with or without curtain, an important place in people's lives. "We, today, we think we invented sex and hardcore pornography (eng. Durum), but people practice these things for a long time," said Mark Snyder, director of the museum exhibition. His statement is supported even art exhibition at the Museum of Sex, entitled "Hardcore: A century and a half of obscene pictures." The first exhibits in the collection are samples of erotic literature, which dates back to 1500. The pages full of sexual desires and fantasies "are sometimes more hardcore than what we see today," says Snyder.

Pietro Aretino writer, who lived in the sixteenth century, is considered the "father of pornography". His works contain numerous explicit sexual dialogue, attacks on the corrupt clergy and social injustice, details about homosexual relationships, group sex, masturbation and more. On the shelves of the museum is exposed and erotic novel "Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a women's consumption" by Jow Cleland in 1748 and considered the first pornographic novel. The main role belongs to a woman, Fanny Hill, who at the age of 15 after her parents' death, moves to London, where he became a prostitute. The story revolves around sexuality younger who sells his virginity, masturbation discovers and develops an impressive sexual appetite. The book contains numerous illustrations erotic and is one of the most controversial in history. False beards, used to suggest porn sex between gay men In addition to the various manuals and catalogs, the Museum of Sex in New York are displayed and condoms made from pig intestines, a recipe from 1800. The sex toys are, however, those who delight visitors. Candleholders, broom, bottles and flashlights are among the most used items for masturbation, exposed physically or explicit photographs to the museum. "There is a sex toy industry, so most objects used for masturbation was made of things around the house," said Snyder.

The exhibition can be seen and the first photographs attesting sadomasochism. Exhibition Director said that images displayed are among the few "confessions" that were not destroyed. With the development of technology, instead of hot photo was taken from porn. With the sexual revolution of the 60s, pornography has Incept to gain momentum. "You could watch porn anywhere, anytime. They were in the cinema, were everywhere, "says Mark Snyder. Despite libertinism that time, homosexuality was regarded in the eyes of society, so that pornographic film producers have found new approaches for their sexual orientation public. They used false beards or women, if parties threesomes, female character disappear after initiating sex. In 1972, he made history film "Deep Throat," Linda Lovelace in the role of protagonist, famous for its ability to contain the whole penis in his mouth during oral sex. The film brought gains of $ 6 million and was admired even by Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Truman Capote.

The film is projected in the exhibition "Hardcore: A century and a half of obscene images" on a giant screen. "The launch of the film" Deep Throat "was the birth era" porno chic ". He changed everything. Freedom of expression was extraordinary ", says Snyder.

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